MORAL ISSUES IN DOMESTICATION OF GAY RIGHTS IN NIGERIA

ZAINAB UMAR DANGE, MOHAMMED HILAL ADAMU

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The research is on domestication of gay rights in Nigeria. The research analyze the moral issues to be considered before domestication of gay rights in Nigeria. The fact is that Nigeria is a sovereign state that consists of various ethnic and religious beliefs, but most of its citizens share values and ideas as the key concept of societal rules which regulate the behavior and actions of the society. The research examined the religious and moral values of the Nigerian society as well as their stands with respect to the right of gay men in Nigeria. The research method employed in this research work is doctrinal where both the primary and secondary sources of law have been used. The primary sources of law used are International Conventions, Local legislation and case law while the secondary sources comprises of some textbooks and articles in journals. The research also recognized and respect gay men as human being. It further recommended that Nigerian legislatures shall not domesticate any rights that does conform with the religious and moral values of the Nigerian society.


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